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Assault arrest made at W. Third Street residence

February 6th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On Sunday, February 5, 2023 at approximately 12:56 PM, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to a residence in the 100 block of W. Third Street for an assault.  Police contacted the alleged victim who reported that Francis Nizer had strangled her and slammed her against a wall while arguing with her over a ring.  Officers observed injuries to the victim.  Nizer was placed under arrest and transported to Central Booking.  He was later seen by a District Court Commissioner and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.

ARRESTED:  Francis Damien Nizer        AGE:  44         Cumberland, MD
CHARGES:  Assault-1st Degree, Assault-2nd Degree